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Thursday, August 25, 2011

#266: 1998, Grandaddy, AM 180

August 25, 2011

The late 1990s were not exactly music’s greatest period.  Once Britpop had disappeared up its own pub rock arse, there really didn’t seem to be much going on. Yes, there were some great individual albums – not least Blur‘s  self- emancipation from Brit Pop, Blur from which somewhat shockingly no songs have yet appeared in […]

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Osborne’s Swiss Bank Con Trick

August 25, 2011

George Osborne is feeling pretty pleased with himself. After the deal he has struck with the Swiss forcing UK nationals holding funds with Swiss banks to either disclose their income or pay a ‘one off tax’ he has declared that he is being ‘as tough on tax-dodgers as he is on benefit cheats’ As with […]

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